Movies like The Last Exorcism

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The Last Exorcism (2010)
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The Last Exorcism (2010)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: France, USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: After years of performing “exorcisms” and taking believers’ money, Reverend Marcus travels to rural Louisiana with a film crew so he can dispel what he believes is the myth of demonic possession. The dynamic reverend is certain that this will be another routine “exorcism” on a disturbed religious fanatic but instead comes upon the blood-soaked farm of the Sweetzer family and a true evil he would have never thought imaginable.
Style: scary, suspenseful, serious, surprise ending, no music, suspense, twist ending, bad ending, psychological, tense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: ghost, exorcism, satanic ritual, satanic cult, found footage, human sacrifice, preacher, farm, supernatural, clergy, curses spells and rituals, evil spirit, woman in danger, deadly, imaginary, supernatural ability, cons and scams, religions or cults, danger, dishonesty, sin, videotaping, evil force, paranormal activity, blood ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: louisiana, usa, new orleans, california

Most similar movies to The Last Exorcism

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, scary, suspenseful and suspense films with plots about danger, supernatural, ghost, curses spells and rituals, storytelling, death and catastrophe mostly in Thriller, Horror and Drama genres. Some movies like The Last Exorcism: The Conjuring (2013), The Possession (2012), Paranormal Activity (2007), Ouija (2014), The Rite (2011). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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 369K
The Conjuring (2013)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Paranormal investigators Ed and Lorraine Warren work to help a family terrorized by a dark presence in their farmhouse. Forced to confront a powerful entity, the Warrens find themselves caught in the most terrifying case of their lives.
Style: scary, suspenseful, dark, psychological, atmospheric ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, ghost, haunted house, danger, witch, paranormal activity, seance, riddles and clues, haunted by the past, investigation, death, exorcism ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 21st century, contemporary, 1960s ...
Place: rhode island, new england, usa
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86%
The Last Exorcism Part II (2013)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: France, USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: As Nell Sweetzer tries to build a new life after the events of the first movie, the evil force that once possessed her returns with an even more horrific plan.
Style: serious, scary, suspenseful, surprise ending
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, curses spells and rituals, haunted by the past, found footage, woman in danger, deadly, ghost, mentally unstable, supernatural ability, starting over, memory loss, danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new orleans, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.9
 52K
The Possession (2012)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A young girl buys an antique box at a yard sale, unaware that inside the collectible lives a malicious ancient spirit. The girl's father teams with his ex-wife to find a way to end the curse upon their child.
Style: scary, suspenseful, serious, tense, surprise ending ...
Audience: teens
Plot: ghost, artifact, supernatural, ancient mystery, family in danger, danger, parents and children, legends and myths, imaginary, family relations, family reunited, curses spells and rituals ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Paranormal Activity (2007)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: After a young, middle class couple moves into a suburban 'starter' tract house, they become increasingly disturbed by a presence that may or may not be somehow demonic but is certainly most active in the middle of the night. Especially ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, twists and turns, dark, suspense ...
Plot: haunted house, supernatural, psychic, ghost, fear, danger, couples, paranormal activity, videotaping, desperation, invisibility, panic ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2006, 2000s
Place: california, usa, los angeles, san diego california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 4.5
 42K
Ouija (2014)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Japan, USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A group of friends must confront their most terrifying fears when they awaken the dark powers of an ancient spirit board.
Style: suspenseful, scary, serious, surprise ending, bad ending ...
Audience: teens
Plot: ghost, supernatural, curses spells and rituals, teenage life, ouija board, ouija, swimming pool, spiritualism, teenager, danger, imaginary, suicide ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s, 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 6.0
 83K
The Rite (2011)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Hungary, Italy
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Seminary student Michael Kovak (Colin O'Donoghue) reluctantly attends exorcism school at the Vatican. While he’s in Rome, Michael meets an unorthodox priest, Father Lucas (Anthony Hopkins), who introduces him to the darker side of his faith, ...
Style: scary, atmospheric, suspenseful, serious, bleak ...
Plot: church, clergy, supernatural, good versus evil, supernatural ability, curses spells and rituals, religions or cults, danger, teachers and students, hospital, apprentice, exorcist ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: italy, europe, rome italy, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 6.8
 241K
Insidious (2010)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada, UK
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A family discovers that dark spirits have invaded their home after their son inexplicably falls into an endless sleep. When they reach out to a professional for help, they learn things are a lot more personal than they thought.
Style: scary, suspenseful, suspense, tense, twist ending ...
Plot: haunted house, supernatural, family in danger, parents and children, parallel world, fear, danger, coma, curses spells and rituals, paranormal activity, psychic, demons ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Paranormal Activity: The Marked Ones (2014)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Seventeen-year-old Jesse has been hearing terrifying sounds coming from his neighbor’s apartment, but when he turns on his camera and sets out to uncover their source, he encounters an ancient evil that won’t rest until it’s claimed his very ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, serious, twists and turns, tense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, danger, curses spells and rituals, demon, found footage, drugs/alcohol, imaginary, urban ghetto, ghost, investigation, haunted house, religions or cults ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2012
Place: california, usa, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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The Exorcism of Emily Rose (2005)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: When a younger girl called Emily Rose dies, everyone puts blame on the exorcism which was performed on her by Father Moore prior to her death. The priest is arrested on suspicion of murder. The trial begins with lawyer Erin Bruner representing ...
Style: scary, suspense, suspenseful, psychological, disturbing ...
Plot: courtroom drama, catholicism, courtroom, teenage girl, supernatural, lawyer, priest, uncover truth, danger, curses spells and rituals, religion, good versus evil ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: illinois, usa, campus
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 4.4
 3K
The Presence (2010)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: In this darkly romantic ghost story, a woman travels to an isolated cabin where she is stalked by an apparition who inhabits her space as his own. With the unexpected arrival of the woman’s boyfriend, the dark spirit’s haunting grows obsessive. ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, atmospheric, scary, mind bending ...
Plot: ghost, haunted house, manipulations, in the woods, woman in danger, danger, supernatural, haunted by the past, isolation, confined, dishonesty, cabin ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 5.6
 55K
Dark Water (2005)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Dahlia Williams and her daughter Cecelia move into a rundown apartment on New York's Roosevelt Island. She is currently in midst of divorce proceedings and the apartment, though near an excellent school for her daughter, is all she can afford. ...
Style: psychological, scary, atmospheric, suspenseful, serious ...
Plot: ghost, divorce, water, apartment, teacher, supernatural, elevator, job seeking, drowning, haunted by the past, estrangement, danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1974, 2000s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan, new york city, manhattan new york city, seattle washington ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 5.4
 20K
Jessabelle (2014)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A young woman recuperating at her father's run-down home after a tragic accident soon encounters a terrifying presence with a connection to her long-deceased mother.
Style: scary, suspenseful, twist ending, psychological, macabre ...
Audience: teens
Plot: haunted house, supernatural, voodoo, ghost, danger, curses spells and rituals, disability, nightmare, police investigation, sacrifice, uncover truth, woman in danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: louisiana, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 4.8
 2K
The Hearse (1980)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A schoolteacher moves into her deceased aunt’s house in a small Californian town, and is harassed by unfriendly locals and a mysterious hearse.
Style: atmospheric, serious, suspenseful, scary, tense ...
Plot: ghost, haunted house, supernatural, small town, woman in danger, possession, occult, gory, mystery, danger, deadly, mentally unstable ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Grace: The Possession (2014)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A unique horror film told from the first-person perspective of Grace - a naive, virginal college freshman trying to deal with campus culture and her outgoing roommate as an evil entity takes over her body and unleashes chaos.
Style: serious, suspenseful, psychological, scary, stylized ...
Audience: teens
Plot: college, exorcism, possession, demonic possession, found footage, exorcist, demon, danger, supernatural, curses spells and rituals, youth, chaos ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Dominion: Prequel to the Exorcist (2005)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Haunted by terrible acts the Nazis forced him to participate in, the disenchanted Father Lankester Merrin focuses his energies on helping with an archaeological dig in the northern part of Kenya. There, the crew uncovers a church that predates ...
Style: scary, atmospheric, serious, suspenseful, bleak ...
Plot: archaeologist, good versus evil, exorcism, church, crisis of faith, priest, faith, supernatural, curses spells and rituals, gory, satan, danger ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, year 1944, year 1947, 1940s
Place: africa, kenya
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 6.2
 154K
Mama (2013)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Canada, Spain
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Guillermo del Toro presents Mama, a supernatural thriller that tells the haunting tale of two little girls who disappeared into the woods the day that their parents were killed. When they are rescued years later and begin a new life, they find that ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, gothic, suspense, psychological ...
Plot: ghost, supernatural, danger, children, adoption, parents and children, paranormal activity, redemption, secrets, imaginary friend, psychologist, afterlife ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 6.1
 32K
V/H/S/2 (2013)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada, Indonesia
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Inside a darkened house looms a column of TVs littered with VHS tapes, a pagan shrine to forgotten analog gods. The screens crackle and pop endlessly with monochrome vistas of static white noise permeating the brain and fogging concentration. But ...
Style: scary, tense, suspenseful, rough, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: zombie, supernatural, gore, missing person, found footage, alien abduction, gory, investigation, danger, deadly, crimes, alien ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Amityville: The Awakening (2017)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Belle, her little sister, and her comatose twin brother move into a new house with their single mother Joan in order to save money to help pay for her brother's expensive healthcare. But when strange phenomena begin to occur in the house ...
Style: atmospheric, serious, suspenseful, scary, rough ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, mystery, danger, investigation, woman in danger, nightmare, twin brother, twin sister, teenage girl, mother daughter relationship, coma, brother sister relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1974, year 1965
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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 5.0
 43K
The Grudge 2 (2006)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 102 min.
Story: In Tokyo, a young woman is exposed to the same mysterious curse that afflicted her sister. The supernatural force, which fills a person with rage before spreading to its next victim, brings together a group of previously unrelated people who attempt ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, twists and turns, serious, psychological ...
Audience: teens
Plot: hospital, ghost, curse, little boy, murder, supernatural, good versus evil, high school, curses spells and rituals, woman in danger, danger, deadly ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: japan, tokyo, asia, usa, pasadena california ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 5.2
 6K
Jug Face (2013)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: The pit has spoken. Dawai, the potter of a backwoods community, has crafted a face on a ceramic jug of the person that the pit wants sacrificed. Ada, pregnant with her brother’s child, has seen her face on the jug and hides it in the woods, ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, scary, tense
Audience: teens
Plot: arranged marriage, misogyny, human sacrifice, incest, pit, moonshine, small town, neglect, curses spells and rituals, destiny, in the woods, religions or cults ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 5.6
 65K
Body Hunt (2012)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A mother and daughter move to a new town and find themselves living next door to a house where a young girl murdered her parents. When the daughter befriends the surviving son, she learns the story is far from over.
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary, twists and turns, surprise ending ...
Audience: teens, chick flick
Plot: teenage life, cross dressing, small town, haunted by the past, danger, friendship, parents and children, youth, family relations, orphan, drugs/alcohol, father son conflict ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 6.6
 172K
Drag Me to Hell (2009)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: After denying a woman the extension she needs to keep her home, loan officer Christine Brown sees her once-promising life take a startling turn for the worse. Christine is convinced she's been cursed by a Gypsy, but her boyfriend is skeptical. ...
Style: dark humor, scary, serious, suspenseful, atmospheric ...
Plot: curses spells and rituals, supernatural, ghost, obsessive quest, witch, heaven and hell, life turned upside down, legends and myths, psychic, curse, gypsy, evil ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, year 1969, 1960s ...
Place: pasadena california
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 4.8
 46K
The Unborn (2009)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A young woman fights the spirit that is slowly taking possession of her.
Style: scary, suspenseful, suspense, rough, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, uncover truth, afterlife, haunted by the past, woman in danger, danger, revenge, twins, ghosts, death, brutality, rabbi ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 3.9
 268
The Unleashed (2011)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Madison Kennard, a troubled woman dealing with her dark past, must venture home after an 8 year absence following her mothers death. Almost instantly after her return, Madison must cope with the haunting memories of a childhood best forgotten. ...
Style: scary, serious, suspenseful
Plot: ghost, haunted house, curses spells and rituals, woman in danger, supernatural, danger, deadly, imaginary, possession, suicide by hanging, attic, house ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 5.1
 10K
Apartment 143 (2011)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Spain
Duration: 80 min.
Story: A team of parapsychologists sets out to investigate a series of anomalous phenomena taking place in a newly occupied apartment. Telephone calls with no caller, mysterious shadows, extraordinary light emissions, flying objects, and exploding light ...
Style: serious, scary, surprise ending
Plot: ghost, supernatural, haunted house, family in danger, danger, found footage, investigation, doctor, father son relationship, schizophrenia, boy, dog ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 4.1
 15K
Devil's Due (2014)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: An unexpected pregnancy takes a terrifying turn for newlyweds Zach and Samantha McCall.
Style: scary, serious, tense, suspenseful, psychological ...
Plot: supernatural, satan, babies and infants, family in danger, danger, supernatural ability, pregnancy, curses spells and rituals, deadly, religions or cults, self mutilation, pregnant woman ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2012
Place: louisiana, new orleans, france, usa, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 4.0
 3K
The Nun (2005)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: Spain, UK
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A group of catholic school girls are victimized by a sadistic and jealous nun, "Sister Ursula". The girls drown the nun in a pool of "holy" water. Eighteen years later circumstances arise in which the nuns spirit is released to ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, suspense, bleak, rough ...
Plot: evil nun, ghost, ritual murder, violence, gory, vengeance, supernatural ability, clergy, boarding school, curses spells and rituals, haunted by the past, danger ...
Time: contemporary
Place: barcelona spain, europe, spain, barcelona
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
Soul Survivors (2001)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A female collage co-ed freshman who was involved in a fatal car crash discovers she may not have survived the tragedy after all when she becomes caught between the world of the living and the dead A sort of limbo state of being between both the real ...
Style: scary, serious, suspenseful, twists and turns, psychological ...
Audience: teens
Plot: afterlife, college, hallucination, ghost, death, supernatural, drugs/alcohol, college life, gory, sole survivor, haunted by the past, woman in danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 5.7
 40K
The Reaping (2007)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Katherine Morrissey, a former Christian missionary, lost her faith after the tragic deaths of her family. Now she applies her expertise to debunking religious phenomena. When a series of biblical plagues overrun a small town, Katherine arrives to ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, serious, atmospheric, surprise ending ...
Plot: apocalypse, supernatural, small town, bible, river, frog, faith, swamp, legends and myths, miraculous event, investigation, grasshopper ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: louisiana, usa, campus, egypt
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 4.8
 10K
Lost Souls (2000)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A small group of Catholics led by an ailing priest believe that Satan intends to become man, just as God did in the person of Jesus. The writings of a possessed mental patient lead them to Peter Kelson, a writer who studies serial killers. They ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, futuristic, serious, atmospheric ...
Plot: incest, supernatural, supernatural ability, mystery, apocalypse, pedophilia, daughter, serial killer, curses spells and rituals, danger, deadly, clergy ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
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